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Senior Substance Misuse Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC09523
Job location:
HMP Oakwood
Featherstone
Wolverhampton
Staffordshire
WV10 7QD
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 23:59

I help to make a difference!

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.

As a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history.

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader - 2 years ago we were managing 12 prison healthcare services and in 2018 we're providing healthcare services in over 40 prisons across the country.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.

Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS/ALS (intermediate life support and advanced life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £34,000 depending on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers plus training and clinical development opportunities.

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

As a Registered Nurse you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your top notch clinical skills and passion for care. With plenty of primary care experience, you could be involved in anything from developing and leading clinics, undertaking examinations and tests as well as answering emergency bells and potentially being the first person to attend an emergency.

One of our nurses at HMP Huntercombe says “The bars and the doors are irrelevant really and it’s about maintaining those professional boundaries like you would in any post you are working in within healthcare.”

If you have a passion for bringing new ideas to the table then we’re here to listen on how we can improve and continue to develop our healthcare service within the prison environment.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Christie Hughes, the Internal Recruiter for this role.
The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Christie will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Oakwood if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

More information

This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week, on a rolling rota basis. The salary for this role is up to £34,000 per annum FTE - dependent on experience.

Are you tired of not knowing what shifts you are working next week? HMP Oakwood Healthcare team work on a 4 week rolling rota, so you can plan your whole year!

Offers of employment are subject to Care UK terms and conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS Check and Prison Vetting.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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